Traffic Advisory: Daytime closures begin next week on KY 1444 in Carter County

For drainage pipe replacement

FLEMINGSBURG – Daytime closures of KY 1444 in Carter County will take place this month as Kentucky Department of Highways crews replace several drainage pipes underneath the highway.

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19, crews will close KY 1444 on its KY 7 end to replace pipes. Work and road closures will continue daily, about 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Jan. 27 as crews work along KY 1444 toward its intersection with KY 773.

Message boards will be used to note where daily road closures will occur and to communicate any schedule changes. When the road is closed, motorists may detour through Grayson using KY 7 and KY 773.

Road work schedules are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to heed all warning signs, slow down in work zones and remain aware of workers and construction equipment when traveling.

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